Los Angeles Clippers Team Salary

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2016-17 Team-By-Team Salary Summary

Quick: Over the cap, hard-capped and repeater tax eligible

Estimated Contracts: Raymond Felton

Note: Estimated contracts are based on reports, with a standard, increasing schedule — they are ONLY estimates.

NBA Salary Cap: $94,143,000

Luxury Tax Threshold: $113,287,000

Hard Cap: $117,287,000

Projected Cap Space for 2017/18 ($102 million cap): Up to $29.5 million

Exceptions

  • Trade (C.J. Wilcox, expiring 7/15/17) — $1,209,600
  • Mid-Level: $0 (Wesley Johnson)
  • Bi-Annual: $0 (Luc Mbah a Moute)

Roster Count: 14 guaranteed

Unsigned Draft Picks

  • First-rounders: None
  • Second-rounders: David Michineau (2016-39th), Maarty Leunen (2008-54th)

Free Agents

  • Early Bird: Glen Davis ($980,431 cap hold)*, Hedo Turkoglu ($980,431 cap hold)*
  • Non-Bird: Pablo Prigioni ($980,431 cap hold, leaving for Houston Rockets), Jeff Ayres ($980,431 cap hold), Ekpe Udoh ($980,431 cap hold)*

* Cannot be used in a sign and trade because they were not active players in the NBA last season.

Non-Guaranteed Salaries: None

Depth Chart
PG: Chris Paul, Austin Rivers, Raymond Felton
SG: J.J. Redick, Jamal Crawford
SF: Luc Mbah a Moute, Wesley Johnson, Paul Pierce
PF: Blake Griffin, Brandon Bass, Brice Johnson
C: DeAndre Jordan, Marreese Speights, Diamond Stone

Note: Teams often adjust their depth chart throughout the season, sometimes game by game.

2017/18 Rookie-Scale Options: None

Rookie Scale Extension Eligible: None

Eligible for Restructuring: Chris Paul, Blake Griffin, J.J. Redick

Deadlines

  • 8/8/16 — No-trade restriction lifts on Brice Johnson.
  • 8/14/16 — No-trade restriction lifts on Diamond Stone.
  • 12/15/16 — No-trade restrictions lift on Wesley Johnson, Marreese Speights, Brandon Bass, Raymond Felton and Luc Mbah a Moute.
  • 1/15/17 — No-trade restrictions lift on Jamal Crawford and Austin Rivers.
  • 2/28/17 — Deadline to restructure Blake Griffin, Chris Paul and J.J. Redick’s contracts.
  • 6/28/17 — Early termination option for Blake Griffin.
  • 6/29/17 — Early termination for Chris Paul.
  • 6/29/17 — Estimated player option for Luc Mbah a Moute.
  • 6/30/17 — Paul Pierce’s $3.7 million guarantees for 2017/18.
  • 7/15/17 — C.J. Wilcox $1.2 million trade exception expires.
  • 10/31/17 — Team option on Brice Johnson.
  • 6/21/18 — Jamal Crawford’s $14.5 million guarantees for 2018/19.
  • 6/29/18 — Player option for DeAndre Jordan.
  • 6/29/18 — Estimated player option for Austin Rivers.
  • 6/30/18 — Qualifying offer deadline for Diamond Stone.
  • 10/31/18 — Team option on Brice Johnson.
  • 10/31/18 — Extension deadline for Brice Johnson.
  • 6/30/18 — Qualifying offer deadline for Brice Johnson.

Teams and players can renegotiate guarantee dates.  The NBA’s general cut-down date is approximately January 10.

Acquisitions

  • 6/22/16 — Cole Aldrich, Wesley Johnson and Austin Rivers opted out of the final years of their contracts.
  • 6/23/16 — Drafted Brice Johnson (25th).
  • 6/23/16 — Traded the rights to Cheick Diallo (33rd) to New Orleans Pelicans for the rights to David Michineau (39th) and Diamond Stone (40th).
  • 7/7/16 — Re-signed Wesley Johnson to a three-year, $17.6 million contract, player option on final season.
  • 7/7/16 — Re-signed Luc Mbah a Moute to a two-year, $4.5 million contract, player option on final season.
  • 7/7/16 — Re-signed Jamal Crawford to a three-year, partially-guaranteed $42 million contract.
  • 7/7/16 — Re-signed Austin Rivers to a three-year, $35.5 million contract, player option on final season.
  • 7/7/16 — Signed Marreese Speights to a two-year, $2.9 million contract, player option on final season.
  • 7/8/16 — Signed Brice Johnson (2016-25th) to a $6.5 million rookie-scale contract.
  • 7/14/16 — Signed Diamond Stone (2016-40th) to a two-year, $1.4 million contract.
  • 7/15/16 — Traded C.J. Wilcox and cash (TBD) to Orlando Magic for Devyn Marble and a 2020 second-rounder.
  • 7/19/16 — Signed Brandon Bass to a one-year, $1.6 million contract.
  • TBD — Reportedly agreed to sign Raymond Felton to a one-year, $1.6 million contract.

Waived Players: Devyn Marble, Branden Dawson

Traded Players: C.J. Wilcox

Expired 10-Day Contracts: None

Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Doc Rivers (signed five-year, $50 million deal before 2014/15 season)

Assistants: Mike Woodson, Sam Cassell, Armond Hill, Brendan O’Connor, Bob Thate, J.P. Clark (player development)

Trainers: Jasen Powell, Joe Resendez (assistant), Richard Williams (strength and conditioning)

Basketball Executives

  • Doc Rivers — President of Basketball Operations and Head Coach
  • Lawrence Frank — Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations
  • Dave Wohl — General Manager
  • Gary Sacks — Assistant General Manager
  • Gerald Madkins — Director of Scouting
  • Jason Piombetti — Assistant Director of Scouting
  • Jud Winton — Director of Analytics

Pick Swaps

  • 2017 — Owe first-rounder (top-14 protected through 2019, otherwise converts to second-rounders in 2020 and 2021) to Toronto Raptors (Jared Dudley, Greivis Vasquez).
  • 2017 — Owe second-rounder to Boston Celtics (Austin Rivers).
  • 2018 — Owe second-rounder to Philadelphia 76ers (Byron Mullens).  Sixers have right to swap pick with New York Knicks (Travis Outlaw).
  • 2019 — Owe first-rounder (top-14 protected through 2020, otherwise converts to a 2022 second-rounder) to Boston Celtics (Jeff Green, Deyonta Davis), two years following obligation to Toronto Raptors.
  • 2020 — Owed second-rounder from Orlando Magic (C.J. Wilcox) — TBD if it’s the Orlando or Cleveland Cavaliers pick.

Cash Paid ($3.5 million max): TBD to Orlando Magic (C.J. Wilcox)

Cash Received ($3.5 million max): $0

Trade Kickers

  • Chris Paul — 15%
  • DeAndre Jordan — 15%
  • Blake Griffin — 15%
  • J.J. Redick — 5%

Note: Players can waive their trade bonuses, under certain circumstances.

Amnesty: Used on Ryan Gomes.

D-League Affiliate: None

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Cap Holds

For notes on some of the rules and an explanation of cap holds, please refer to the following Salary Notes.

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(Updated on 7/21/16)